A suspect, linked to the murder of a woman whose body was dumped under a tree in an open veld in Dobsonville Extension 3, Gauteng, was arrested on Friday evening.
Police spokesperson Captain Kay Makhubele confirmed to News24 that an investigation had led to an arrest, but police could not confirm whether the suspect was in a relationship with, or had any relation to the victim.
The victim’s body was dumped under a tree at about 07:00 on Friday morning, which was later found by residents who were on their way home after taking part in a protest.
“Preliminary investigations revealed that the victim was killed somewhere else and dumped in the place the body was found,” Makhubele previously said.
On Saturday, Makhubele also confirmed that the victim had stab wounds on her upper body.
It is estimated that she was in her early thirties.
The suspect is expected to make his first appearance in the Benoni Magistrate’s Court on Monday.